Long Beach hosts first NY Fit Fest

More than a thousand fitness enthusiasts made their way to Riverside Boulevard beach on Sunday for the first ever NY Fit Fest, a day-long festival that featured a variety of fitness activities for …

L.B. to hold relief concert for hurricane victims

The city and the Civil Service Employees Association will host a hurricane relief concert on Sept. 24 that will benefit victims of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and José. The concert is set to take …

Long Beach pays tribute to 9/11 victims

“It’s up to us to tell the stories of the days and months after Sept. 11 — how this country came together as one and worked together,” said Bobby Gies, son of the late Ronnie Gies, a …

Annual volleyball tournament benefits children with cancer

Hundreds of people packed Laurelton Boulevard beach on Sept. 9 for the 21st annual Michelle O’Neill Volleyball Tournament — one of the largest events in Long Beach. The tournament, which …

Long Beach resident charged with grand larceny

A Long Beach resident and Hempstead High School theater teacher is facing grand larceny charges over accusations that she used the school district to buy and sell computers, according to News 12. …

Guest Column

Be #LBReady for National Preparedness Month

As we kick off preparedness month for the fifth time since Superstorm Sandy, it truly is remarkable how far we have come as a city and as a community. Together, we have grown stronger, built back …

A picket fence won’t stop a flood in Long Beach

Images of Texas being battered by Hurricane Harvey struck a chord with many Long Beach residents, and brought back memories of the days immediately after Superstorm Sandy. We’ve seen the best …

Hurricane season is here. Are you ready?

Hurricane season is upon us, last week we saw the devastation that Tropical Storm Harvey brought to Texas. Living in a coastal community, we should do our best to be both resilient to storms, and …

Opinions

Protecting Long Beach — and standing up for residents

The City of Long Beach is thrilled that the Army Corps of Engineers’ beach protection project is proceeding ahead of schedule. This long-overdue project — decades in the making — was …

Long Beach clothing label giving back to Texas

Long Trunks, a local clothing company that helped raise more than $30,000 for a number of organizations and local businesses after Hurricane Sandy through sales of its iconic “Bring on the …

Updated

Second L.B. Oyster Fest kicks off Sept. 23

The second annual Long Beach Oyster Festival is set to kick off on Sept. 23. The event is expanding and will take place at the Long Beach Catholic Regional School’s parking lot from 2 to 6 …